Elizabeth (Lizzie) Cui was the first New Zealand diver to compete at the Olympic Games in 24 years when she placed 24th in the 3 metre event in Rio on her 18th birthday.


Lizzie began diving at the age of nine years and is now on a diving scholarship to Louisanna State University in the USA. She has made three FINA Grand Prix finals this year on 3 metre (finishing sixth in each of Canada, Puerto Rico and Gold Coast) and won bronze in the 3 metre mixed synchronised diving event with Liam Stone in Canada (with a New Zealand record). She also took out bronze in the women's synchronised diving event in Puerto Rico with Yu Qian Goh.

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Lizzie's Games History

  • Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018

    • Diving (1m Springboard - Women)
      Preliminary Round 198.8
      Placed 13 of 14
    • Diving (3m Springboard - Women)
      Final 247.10
      Preliminary Round 241.20
      Placed 12 of 15
    • Diving (3m Springboard Synchronised - Women)
      Final 251.70
      Placed 4 of 7
  • Olympic Summer Games Rio 2016

    • Diving (3m Springboard - Women)
      Women's 3m Springboard Preliminary 273.30pts
      Placed 24 of 29